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Annual Waylon Martensen 5K Walk/Run held Saturday

Annual Waylon Martensen 5K Walk/Run held Saturday

August 21st, 2013 in News

Participants of the Waylon Martensen Endure the Race 5K Walk/Run Memorial Saturday night on a residential street behind the California High School track.

Photo by April Arnett

There was a big turnout at the third annual Waylon Martensen Endure the Race 5K Walk/Run Fundraiser Saturday at the California High School track, where friends and family came out to walk or run in memory of Waylon, a four-year member of the CHS track team who continued his passion for running at Northwest Missouri State University until his death May 7, 2010.

The top two finishers of the 5K Run were Ryan Darling, who finished in 17:27, and Katie Imhoff, who finished in 21:52. The top two finishers of the 5K Walk were JC Gattemeir with 37:48, and Mary Burger with 41:13.